D.I.Y. Marshmallow Root Hair Detangler

Marshmallow Root

Gently detangle knotty and unruly hair with this detangling recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup distilled water
  • 1/4 cup dried marshmallow root
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Grapefruit seed extract (or any essential oils that you prefer)

Directions:

  • Heat the marshmallow root in a pot of water for 20-30 minutes on low heat until it thickens and begins to form a gel; stir throughout
  • Once the root has thickened, remove from heat and let cool
  • Strain the thickened gel using a piece of cheesecloth; squeeze the cheesecloth when finished to remove any excess gel
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the┬ástrained gel; mix well
  • Apply the mixture to wet hair (or apply using a spray bottle if the mixture is not too thick or by adding water to it)

*Shake well before each use

*This mixture can last up to 3 weeks when stored in the fridge

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D.I.Y. Hairspray

Hairspray

Create your own hairspray at home!

Ingredients:

  • 1 lemon
  • 10 oz. water
  • 2 tbsp. vodka (plain/not flavored)

Directions:

  • Chop the lemon into pieces and place in a saucepan with the water
  • Bring lemon and water to a boil; cover and simmer for 20 minutes
  • Strain the mixture (to get rid of the lemon chunks)
  • Let the water/lemon mixture sit and cool
  • Once completely cool, transfer the mixture into a spray bottle
  • Add the vodka to the spray bottle and mixture; shake a couple of times

*Shake well before each use

D.I.Y. Beachy Waves Hair Spray

Beach Hair

Create your own beach waves styling hair spray with this easy D.I.Y. recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp. hair styling gel (whichever you have on hand or prefer)
  • 3 tbsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1 cup water

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Transfer mixture into a spray bottle
  • Spray hair and gently scrunch to create sexy hair beach waves

*Always shake well before using

D.I.Y. Tomato Hair Rinse

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Restore hairs PH balance leaving it shinier and more manageable with this hair rinse recipe!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 cup tomato juice

 

Directions:

  • Combine ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to clean and wet hair
  • Let sit for 10 minutes
  • Rinse with water

Rosemary and Honey Hair Conditioner

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Add moisture and shine as well as stimulate hair growth with this rosemary and honey hair conditioner!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup warm olive oil
  • 4 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 1 tsp. xanthan gum

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Transfer mixture into a container or bottle for storage
  • Apply to slightly damp hair
  • Let sit for 30 minutes (even better if you sit with a shower cap on)
  • Rinse with water
  • Follow up by shampooing hair and washing as you normally would

 

Spearmint Hair Rinse

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Control oily hair while adding shine (without the greasy look) with this minty spearmint hair rinse!

Ingredients:

  • 1 quart water
  • 3 tsp. spearmint leaves

Directions:

  • Bring the water to a boil; add the spearmint leaves
  • Let boil for a couple of minutes; remove from heat
  • Let cool and refrigerate prior to using
  • Apply after shampooing hair and rinse with water

Baking Soda Hair Rinse

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Rinse away impurities and dirt from your hair and leave it looking shiny and healthy with this hair rinse!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1 cup warm water

Directions:

  • Add the baking soda to the warm water; dissolve
  • After shampooing hair, apply the hair rinse
  • Gently massage into hair and scalp for a few minutes
  • Rinse with water